A glance at the calendar might tell you that summer has arrived – but really, you don’t need a calendar to know that much. Peeking outside the window, listening out for tell-tale noises, or even sniffing the air is enough to confirm it; the sights, sounds and smells all point towards the changing of the seasons.
Irish jewellery has always been rich in symbolism. From the iconic Tara Brooch to the ornate Broighter Collar, there’s a unique style and common themes that give it a distinctively Celtic feel.
Mammy, mum, mom, mam, or ma – no matter what you happen to call yours, there’s an important day approaching! March 27th is Mother’s Day here in Ireland; an occasion to celebrate your nearest and dearest and let them know just how much you care.
When you think of Valentine’s Day, your mind might race towards blooming roses and boxes of chocolates; common choices to show your affection on the most romantic of all days. But when it comes to history and heritage, those pale in comparison to Irish design – which has been celebrating love for centuries.